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Clementine vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Clementine and Watermelon different?

  • Clementine has more Vitamin C, Folate, and Fiber than Watermelon.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Clementine is 45% higher.
  • Clementine contains 8 times more Folate than Watermelon. While Clementine contains 24µg of Folate, Watermelon contains only 3µg.
  • Watermelon has less Sugar.

Clementines, raw and Watermelon, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +328.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Contains more Potassium +58%
Contains more Iron +71.4%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Copper - 0.042
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 6% 8% 9% 16% 1% 2% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14%
Contains more Calcium +328.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Contains more Potassium +58%
Contains more Iron +71.4%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Copper - 0.042

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin C +502.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +257.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +700%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 163% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 18% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 35% 1% 0% 27% 9% 5% 4% 14% 11% 3% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin C +502.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +257.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +700%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Clementine Watermelon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Clementine Watermelon Opinion
Net carbs 10.32g 7.15g Clementine
Protein 0.85g 0.61g Clementine
Fats 0.15g 0.15g
Carbs 12.02g 7.55g Clementine
Calories 47kcal 30kcal Clementine
Starch 0g 0g
Fructose 1.64g 3.36g Watermelon
Sugar 9.18g 6.2g Watermelon
Fiber 1.7g 0.4g Clementine
Calcium 30mg 7mg Clementine
Iron 0.14mg 0.24mg Watermelon
Magnesium 10mg 10mg
Phosphorus 21mg 11mg Clementine
Potassium 177mg 112mg Clementine
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.06mg 0.1mg Watermelon
Copper 0.043mg 0.042mg Clementine
Vitamin A IU 569IU Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.2mg 0.05mg Clementine
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 48.8mg 8.1mg Clementine
Vitamin B1 0.086mg 0.033mg Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.021mg Clementine
Vitamin B3 0.636mg 0.178mg Clementine
Vitamin B5 0.151mg 0.221mg Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.075mg 0.045mg Clementine
Folate 24µg 3µg Clementine
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Watermelon
Vitamin K 0µg 0.1µg Watermelon
Tryptophan mg 0.007mg Watermelon
Threonine mg 0.027mg Watermelon
Isoleucine mg 0.019mg Watermelon
Leucine mg 0.018mg Watermelon
Lysine mg 0.062mg Watermelon
Methionine mg 0.006mg Watermelon
Phenylalanine mg 0.015mg Watermelon
Valine mg 0.016mg Watermelon
Histidine mg 0.006mg Watermelon
Cholesterol mg 0mg Clementine
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.016g Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.037g Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.05g Watermelon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Clementine Watermelon
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
21
Clementine
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
8
Clementine
6
Watermelon

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
5%
Clementine
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
12%
Clementine
8%
Watermelon
Fats
1%
Clementine
1%
Watermelon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.98g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is cheaper?
Clementine
Clementine is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/nutrients
  2. Watermelon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167765/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.